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Re: ATHEROS AR8012 10/100 Mbps PHY



On Fri, Jun 06, 2008 at 08:50:51AM +0200, Christian Brueffer wrote:
 > On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 07:04:55PM +0200, Aymeric MUNTZ wrote:
 > > Hi guys,
 > > 
 > >  
 > > 
 > > I got a FBSD 5.4 box which I have to change the motherboard.
 > > 
 > > It seams that it doesn't recognize the ATHEROS AR8012 10/100 Mbps PHY

age(4) supports L1 Gigabit ethernet. It seems that your hardware
might be Attansic/Atheros L2 fast ethernet which is not yet
supported by FreeBSD. Supporting L2 wouldn't be hard as both
OpenBSD/NetBSD already have a driver, lii(4). I don't have a L2
hardware so porting/writing a L2 driver is beyond scope of my
ability.

As Christian Brueffer said, knowing the output of pciconf -lvc
would be big help to identify which hardware you've got.

 > > 
 > >  
 > > 
 > > Anyone has any information about that?
 > > 
 > 
 > Hi Aymeric,
 > 
 > the FreeBSD release you're using is very old, so there's no driver
 > support for your chip.  In fact the driver that's likely to support
 > it (age(4)) is only in CURRENT at the moment but will probably be merged
 > to the STABLE branches soon.
 > Could you provide the output of pciconf -lv so we can determine if your
 > chip is supported by the age(4) driver?
 > 
 > I have CCed Pyun YongHyeon, the age(4) driver writer, for additional insight.
 > 
 > - Christian
 > 
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-- 
Regards,
Pyun YongHyeon
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